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There are plenty of laws that are only applicable to agricultural labor. This module will make sure you can assemble a checklist of legal issues to explore and paperwork to collect when hiring an employee, write a farm employee handbook and know what volunteer agreements really do. Download the Curriculum Download the PowerPoint Workers […]
Typical farm business entities include the sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, limited liability company (LLC), and cooperative. This module briefly discusses the relevant elements of each business entity, and how to choose what is best for your situation. Download the Curriculum Download the PowerPoint Organizing the Farm Module: Business Entities from Rachel Armstrong on Vimeo. […]
Jeff Moyer, Executive Director of the Rodale Institute, and one of the nation’s leading organic no-till experts, discusses the place organics has in our food system in this changing world.
Gary McDonald, organic farming consultant, explores the farm manager’s perspective on growing the organic grain economy in Illinois.
Reliable farm labor is essential to a growing farm business. Join Rachel Armstrong from Farm Commons for a webinar where we will discuss the process of legally hiring employees and explore strategies for building a motivated and reliable farm workforce. After watching please help us improve our programming by taking this short survey.